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Saturday, 27 April 2013

Deweys Read-a-Thon Day !

Today's THE Day!
Dewey's 24 Hr Read-a-Thon!

and the FuN's about to begin in 10 from now....

I've taken good note of the suggestions
for snacks, breaks, naps, and breaking up the reading with
activity and lighter reading - even children's books -
plus listening to audio books.

Soooo - I'm set for my reading adventures for the next
however many hours I can survive !

Looking forward to the cheerleading!!
THanks to the hosts and everyone participating ~

Introductory Questionnaire
1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
Lisa Bergren's River of Time series books 2+3
Kate Morton's House at Riverton

Canadian author Murray Pura's Ashton Park
[Downtown Abbey style]
And Sarah Jio's Blackberry Winter

obviously I can't choose a fave, right? !!

3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
Bailey's chocolates :) + fruit of course!!

4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
@_eHope tweeting 
coming back to this so I can hit publish and link ..
lifetime reader [thanks mom!] book reviewer,
mom of 3+their mates!
I love to get to wherever I'm travelling
[as opposed to travelling!]

wellness instructor, creative artisan, writer, innovator...
5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? 
Not worry about interruptions of life 'stuff' that just happens !

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Looking forward to putting together
some bookspine poetry for the mini-challenge at

**Hour 2 Mini Challenge is Bookspine Poetry ~

  Here's my wee  bit of  {mainly} Jane Austen Fan Fiction poetry!

FuN Challenge !
Thank you , Melissa ~

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Now for the Hour 5 Mini Challenge
"Self Portrait"

only for  you Andi and Heather !!
only for you ...!

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Ok, time to lighten up with a kids book ~
on to Peter Pan with gorgeous original illustrations by
Arthur Rackham from 1906!!

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**My response to the 4 hr Challenge at Geeky Bloggers?
" Ashton Park" becomes
'Uptown Abbey' !

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**My Hour 8 Mini Challenge response:

Create a sentence using only book titles...

Awake! First Impressions, there must be murder...
definitely not mr. darcy, [deeply devoted]
a necessary deception, 
return to Longbourn.
Affectionately Yours,
Jane Austen


Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

I really need more snacks! You sound very prepared. Enjoy!

Love to have you stop by, if you get a chance! <a href=">Deb Nance at Readerbuzz</a>

Sarah said...

Mmmmm Bailey's chocolates!!!

Good luck today! :)

Anonymous said...

Good luck with the read-a-thon!

Faith Hope and Cherrytea said...

TY Deb, Sarah & Jade,
for being here & your support! ")
def appreciated !

Elena said...

Wow, your sentence is awesome! :O

fakesteph said...

Thanks for participating in our Book Sentence Challenge! I'm listening to P&P for the first time, but I fell in love with Darcy through The Lizzy Bennet Diaries.

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